Cornerstone Press Book Launch Event Featuring Linda Nemec Foster and Heather Bourbeau

Cornerstone Press, the publisher of Bone Country, hosted a Zoom book launch featuring Linda Nemec Foster (author of Bone Country) and Heather Bourbeau.

The Zoom book launch event highlights the Press and two of their newly published poets and was recorded on April 27th, 2023.

Watch the full video of the book launch event below:

Linda’s Poem, “On the First Anniversary of His Death, I Dream of My Father,” to be Included in the South Lyon Poetry Project

Linda’s poem, “On the First Anniversary of His Death, I Dream of My Father,” was selected to be included in the South Lyon Poetry Project. This community-wide project places ten poems on posters (written by ten Michigan poets) throughout the downtown area in celebration of National Poetry Month. This is the second time one of Linda’s poems has been chosen: her work was also honored in the program’s inaugural year in 2021.

The First Major Book Launch For Bone Country

The first major book launch for Bone Country will take place in Ann Arbor at Literati Bookstore on March 29, 2023 at 6:30 pm. Linda will be appearing with poet and colleague Diane DeCillis who will interview her after the reading as they discuss the book’s inspiration, subjects, and themes. This will be an in-person event.

Literati Bookstore
124 E. Washington St
Ann Arbor, MI 48104

For more info, please click here to visit the bookstore’s website.

Linda Nemec Foster is interviewed by Jeff Milo for his podcast, “A Little Too Quiet”

Linda Nemec Foster is interviewed by Jeff Milo for his podcast, “A Little Too Quiet” (sponsored by the Ferndale Public Library) in Ferndale, Michigan.

In this interview, Linda discusses her new book, Bone Country, and the inspiration for this collection of prose poems: her first full-length book of prose poems/flash fiction.

To listen to the interview, please click the link below:

Linda Nemec Foster is interviewed for Cervena Barva Press’ YouTube series, Behind the Book

Linda was interviewed by acclaimed poet and writer Diane DeCillis for the Cervena Barva Press‘ YouTube series, Behind the Book. This series, by invitation only, highlights recent books. In this program, Linda and Diane discuss her new book, The Blue Divide.

Click below to watch and listen to the full interview.


Linda Nemec Foster interviewed by Shelley Irwin

Linda was interviewed by Shelley Irwin for her radio show, The Morning Show, on WGVU-FM (part of the Michigan Public Radio network).

The subject of the interview was Linda’s award-winning piece of flash fiction, “On the Other Side of the World,” and her invitation to read her work at the West Cork Literary Festival in Ireland on July 11, 2022.

Click here or the link below to listen to the full interview:

The Zoom presentation of “The Lake Michigan Mermaid” with Linda Nemec Foster and Anne-Marie Oomen is now online.

Sponsored by the Royal Oak Public Library, the program can be found on the library’s YouTube channel.

The link to directly access the reading is below:

Additional YouTube Links:
– Royal Oak Public Library:

Linda Nemec Foster’s Poem Selected for Publication on Vox Populi

Linda Nemec Foster’s poem, “Sean Penn Leaves Ukraine for Safety in Poland,” was selected for publication and featured on the acclaimed website Vox Populi.

To view and read the poem on the Vox Populi website, click here.

Linda Nemec Foster Wins Second Prize in Ireland’s International Competition

Linda’s piece, “On the Other Side of the World”, was awarded second prize in this international competition sponsored by the Fish Anthology in Ireland. Acclaimed New Zealand writer Tracey Slaughter selected Linda’s work for the honor from 948 entries. The award carries a cash prize and Linda has been invited to give a reading at the West Cork Literary Festival in July, 2022.

Click here for the official announcement.

Linda Nemec Foster’s Video/Poem is Featured on the Slippery Elm Literary Journal’s Website

Linda’s piece was a finalist in a national contest (the 2021 Deanna Tulley Media Contest) sponsored by Slippery Elm, a journal published by the University of Findlay.

Click here to visit the journal’s website or watch the video below to view “City of Stone, City of Trees”: